Infant, small for gestational age
Small for gestational age (SGA) infants weigh 2500 g or less at birth and are considered to have intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR), given their gestational age. By contrast, an infant may weighs 2500 g or less simply because of prematurity.

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  • Small for gestational age (SGA) — SGA infants weigh 2500 g or less at birth and are considered to have intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR), given their gestational age. By contrast, an infant may weighs 2500 g or less simply because of prematurity …   Medical dictionary

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  • SGA infant — noun an infant whose size and weight are considerably less than the average for babies of the same age • Syn: ↑small for gestational age infant • Hypernyms: ↑neonate, ↑newborn, ↑newborn infant, ↑newborn baby …   Useful english dictionary

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